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Felipe Calderon

Whistleblower or Traitor, Snowden Must Shut Up

William H. Harwood | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
William H. Harwood

Any defense of Snowden ended when he kept talking. And, as if hell-bent on crushing all hope of redemption, he keeps providing details.

New NSA Mexico Leaks Raise Questions on U.S. Security Programs

Laura Carlsen | Posted 12.22.2013 | Politics
Laura Carlsen

The latest analysis of Edward Snowden's leaked documents by the German magazine Der Spiegel is a bombshell for Mexico.

More Disturbing NSA Spying Allegations Revealed

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

The National Security Agency hacked the email of former Mexican President Felipe Calderon, according to a report from Der Spiegel. The report, whi...

Molly O'Toole

Another Loser In Gun Reform's Failure: Mexico | Molly O'Toole | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

In the debate over reforming U.S. gun laws, opponents and supporters cite powerful statistics: 26 dead, 20 of them children, in the Sandy Hook Element...

Bush Reportedly Rejected Drone Request From Mexican President

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

Former President George W. Bush rejected a request from former Mexican President Felipe Calderon to use armed drones to curb the growing influence of ...

Mexico's New Security Policy: The Smokescreen

Cory Siskind | Posted 06.15.2013 | World
Cory Siskind

Peña Nieto's approach, when confronted with intractable problems, is to concentrate on making improvements where feasible and then to wait and see how the problems pan out. But when the smoke clears, investors, journalists, and policymakers may rediscover a grave problem still remains.

Bravery Tapes: Young Courage Amid Mexico's Violence

Jens Erik Gould | Posted 05.27.2013 | World
Jens Erik Gould

Of all the horrors associated with a conflict that has killed tens of thousands of Mexicans, the country's children and adolescents are perhaps the greatest casualty.

Harvard Slammed For Giving Fellow Mexican Ex-President

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.07.2013 | Latino Voices

Harvard is taking flack for handing a fellowship to former Mexican President Felipe Calderón, who led an assault on organized crime that plunged his ...

Mexico-U.S.: A Shared Tragedy

Christophe Deloire | Posted 02.03.2013 | World
Christophe Deloire

The bloody toll of the Felipe Calderon's six-year presidency cemented Mexico's place among the most dangerous countries on the planet for journalists, with nearly 1,000 attacks on news media and their employees, and also for human rights campaigners and associated activists.

Time to End Impunity in Mexico

Frank Jannuzi | Posted 12.17.2012 | World
Frank Jannuzi

While the Mexican government claims credit for reducing the level of violence and restoring order to major cities, too often progress on one aspect of law and order -- drug cartels -- has come at the expense of another: the government's respect for basic human rights.

Drug Kingpin Reportedly Captured In Mexico

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY, Sept 13 (Reuters) - The Mexican Navy said on Wednesday it had captured one of Mexico's most wanted drug bosses, the head of the Gulf Ca...

From Mexico City to Los Angeles: My Perspective on the Drug War

Rafa Fernández de Castro | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics
Rafa Fernández de Castro

Living in the U.S. has made me realize how far Mexicans are from winning the drug war. We can continue to fight the cartels but we will never be able to beat Uncle Sam's insatiable 23 million drug consumers.

We Are Here

Bárbara Arredondo | Posted 10.02.2012 | Impact
Bárbara Arredondo

Today, many more are expressing their need to help in any way possible to restore peace. The question is how? What can I do to help and where can I start? I understand that feeling. At 22, I deprived myself from sleep during six months, long before this war began.

Molly O'Toole

In Mexico Elections, PRI's Enrique Peña Nieto Declares Victory, But Analyses Vary | Molly O'Toole | Posted 07.17.2012 | World

Votes were cast Sunday in the election for the new president of Mexico, and Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) candidate Enrique Peña Nieto decl...

Oscar-Winning Director Blasts Mexican President

Posted 06.20.2012 | Latino Voices

While presenting his latest film “Savages” in Los Angeles last Friday, director Oliver Stone had some less-than-kind words to share about Mexican ...

Death Threats Against A Human Rights Defender: Vidulfo Rosales In Mexico

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 08.07.2012 | World
Kerry Kennedy

We in the U.S. must do our part to build a future of human rights and human dignity throughout the Americas, and call on Mexico to protect its indigenous communities and the advocates like Vidulfo Rosales who risk everything to defend them.

The Youth Vote -- Mexican Politicians Fail to Inspire in 2012

Fundacion MEPI | Posted 07.23.2012 | College
Fundacion MEPI

Smart Mexican politicians should probably be talking to Humberto Fuentes, a young voter who will be at the polls July 1. "I like politics, but I haven't joined the ranks of any party," he said. "Politicians do not understand our language."

Mexico Sends Message to the United States: No More Weapons!

Lisa Haugaard | Posted 04.24.2012 | World
Lisa Haugaard

Just a few steps south of the U.S.-Mexico border, President Calderón unveiled a towering billboard last week wielding a message written in plain English.

Calderon's Billboard of Crime Guns, and What It Means

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

The solution to gun trafficking to Mexico is also the solution to gun trafficking within the U.S.: stronger federal gun laws.

Mexico Minister's Death, Accident Or Assassination?

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Lerner | Posted 01.11.2012 | Latino Voices

Was it an accident or an assassination? Mere coincidence or a conspiracy? From the very moment that Mexican media announced that an helicopter car...

Forbes Puts Mexican Drug Lord On 'Most Powerful' List | Posted 01.03.2012 | Latino Voices

It seems reputed drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán has gotten the best of Felipe Calderón again - this time, cracking the list of the world's most...

Mexico: Subdued by the U.S.

Aurelia Fierros | Posted 10.24.2011 | Latino Voices
Aurelia Fierros

The lingering effects of the U.S. recession have had a visible negative impact here in Mexico. Although not necessarily more critical than those caused by the relentless violence that is affecting millions.

A Better Life: A Way To Talk About Immigration

Chris Weitz | Posted 08.17.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Weitz

Nobody really knows how to talk about immigration, no one is really honest. I haven't recently asked the guy who trims my hedges, gets my car from the lot, or takes my plate away at the restaurant about his papers.

WATCH: Al-Jazeera Takes In-Depth Look At Mexico's Murder Capital

Posted 08.17.2011 | World

El Paso reportedly has one of the lowest crime rates in the United States. Yet Ciudad Juarez, known among some as the "Murder Capital of the World," l...

Obama's Mexicogate?

Laura Carlsen | Posted 06.26.2011 | World
Laura Carlsen

A secret operation to run guns across the border to Mexican drug cartels -- overseen by U.S. government agents -- threatens to become a major scandal for the Obama administration.